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Man Shoots Down Drone Hovering Over House
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, Kentucky man, shooting down a drone )

Judy
- 2 days ago - cnet.com
A Kentucky man thinks it unacceptable when a drone floats over his property. So he shoots it down. Then the drone's owners come calling. What do you think of this?
After 2 Years, White House Finally Responds to Snowden Pardon Petition -- With a NO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: White House, Edward Snowden Pardon Petition )

Judy
- 4 days ago - firstlook.org
The White House on Tuesday ended two years of ignoring a hugely popular whitehouse.gov petition calling for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to be "immediately issued a full, free, and absolute pardon," saying thanks for signing, but no.
Deep-Sea Mining Looms on Horizon as UN Body Issues Contracts
Science & Tech  (tags: deep sea mining, "marine industrial revolution", U.N., contracts, International Seabed Authority, ISA, Jamaica, China, new mining frontier, seabed mineral prospecting )

Judy
- 6 days ago - yahoo.com
The 15-year contracts allow for mineral prospecting on over 1 million square kilometers (over 390,000 sq. miles) of seabed in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
Appeals Court Revives Dodd-Frank Court Challenge
Business  (tags: Richard Cordray, United States Consumer Financial Protect, Recess appointment, National Labor Relations Board )

Judy
- 6 days ago - thehill.com
A Texas bank does have legal standing to argue that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional, the country's second most powerful court ruled Friday.
We're Exposed to Hormone-Disrupting BPA Just By Breathing
Health & Wellness  (tags: Air, BPA, Chemicals, Health, Health & wellbeing, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
Manufacturing and wastewater treatment sites are releasing bisphenol A into the air, exposing people to high levels of the chemical, according to a study.
Why Disability And Poverty Still Go Hand In Hand 25 Years After Landmark Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: poverty, unemployment, disability, disabilities )

Judy
- 8 days ago - npr.org
If you have a disability in the U.S., you're twice as likely to be poor as someone without a disability. You're also far more likely to be unemployed. And that gap has widened in the 25 years since the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted.
Healthcare 'Oligopoly Wave' Continues As Anthem Gobbles Cigna
Business  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Public Health, Corporate Power, Healthcare )

Judy
- 8 days ago - commondreams.org
Human rights campaigners say mega consolidation will erode healthcare access and hike prices, illustrating deep problems with for-profit model.
MSNBC Cans Only Cable TV Host Who Extensively Covered TPP
Business  (tags: Ed Schultz, MSNBC, TPP, economic inequality, unions )

Judy
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
Schultz covered the issue more often than the rest of the network's programs combined.
Student Loan Collector That Harassed And Lied To Borrowers Ordered To Pay $18.5 Million
Business  (tags: Congress, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Senate )

Judy
- 9 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Discover Bank will have to pay out $18.5 million after the CFPB found that it had deceived student loan borrowers and violated their rights, the agency announced Wednesday.
Scott Walker Is Trolling Us
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Election 2016, Sports, Scott Walker, Corporate Welfare )

Judy
- 9 days ago - thenation.com
Sports as political money laundering is nothing new. But it's difficult to think of an example as brazen as Scott Walker's stadium deal for the Milwaukee Bucks.
 
 
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